Events

You can brush up your identification skills, help on a conservation task, see a rare species or just enjoy a beautiful site.

To find an event near you just select your branch area (see In Your Area to find the closest branch to you) and then click the Filter button. You can also refine your selection using the Categories on the left-hand panel.

 

The next AGM and Members' Day will be held on Saturday 11 November 2017 at The Jurys Inn Hotel, Gloucester Road, Cheltenham, GL51 0TS. Information on our AGMs as well as details of our annual reports and reviews can be found here.

EIG

EIG Events Information

Sunday 1st January to Sunday 31st December 2017
All Over Europe

Forthcoming Trips and trip reports are advertised through the regular EIG newsletters. Occasional informal meetings are held in the UK, but EIG surveys and activities in Europe are advertised in the newsletter or by emails to members...

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West Midlands: Grafton Wood Work Party

Wednesday 13th December 2017: 10am
Grafton Wood, near Worcester

Join the West Midlands Branch on this regular Wednesday work party at Grafton Wood reserve...

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Sussex: Work Party

Wednesday 13th December 2017, 9am-1pm
Heyshott Escarpment, Midhurst, north of Chichester

Join this work party and help the Sussex Branch clear scrub at the site of one of our greatest conservation successes. Over a number of years we have worked with the Murray Downland Trust creating an ideal environment for the Duke of Burgundy butterfly, whose numbers have multiplied as a result...

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Upper Thames Work Party

Thursday 14th December 2017, 10.00am-1.00pm
Finemere Wood, nr Quainton, Bucks

Join a work party at Finemere Wood to improve the habitat for butterflies, in particular the Black Hairstreak.

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Upper Thames: Work Party

Friday 15th December 2017, 10.00am-3.30pm
Arncott, near Bicester, Oxon

Join a team including members of the Upper Thames Branch on this work party where we shall be clearing scrub to improve the habitat for butterflies and various other forms of wildlife...

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Surrey: Work Party

Friday 15th December 2017, 9.30am-3.30pm
West Hanger, Shere

Join Surrey Branch at West Hanger, Shere

Scotland: Bog Squad Work Party At Sergeantlaw Moss

Saturday 16th December 2017, 10.30am-3.00pm
Sergeantlaw Moss, Paisley

The Bog Squad will be installing ditch-blocking dams and clearing scrub at this lovely little bog near Paisley. Alongside removal of small trees this work is vital to protect the habitat from drying out and threatening the local Large Heath and Green Hairstreak butterfly populations.

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Sussex: Work Party

Wednesday 20th December 2017, 9am-1pm
Heyshott Escarpment, Midhurst, north of Chichester

Join this work party and help the Sussex Branch clear scrub at the site of one of our greatest conservation successes. Over a number of years we have worked with the Murray Downland Trust creating an ideal environment for the Duke of Burgundy butterfly, whose numbers have multiplied as a result...

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West Midlands: Grafton Wood Work Party

Wednesday 20th December 2017: 10am
Grafton Wood, near Worcester

Join the West Midlands Branch on this regular Wednesday work party at Grafton Wood reserve...

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Cumbria: Conservation Work Party

Wednesday 20th December 2017: 10am
Gillbirks, Whitbarrow

Join the Cumbria Branch in Whitbarrow on one of our regular Wednesday work parties...

Upper Thames Work Party

Thursday 21st December 2017, 10.00am-3.30pm
Sands Bank Local Nature Reserve, High Wycombe, Bucks

Join the Upper Thames Branch and Chiltern Rangers on this work party where we shall be clearing scrub to improve the habitat for butterflies.

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Surrey: Work Party

Friday 22nd December 2017, 9.30am-3.30pm
Netley Plantation, Gomshall

Join Surrey Branch at Netley Plantation, Gomshall

Winter Work Party

Wednesday 27th December 2017, 10.00am-4.00pm
Chambers Farm Wood

A joint work party with Lincoln Conservation Group. Please check with Richard Davidson to confirm that the work party is going ahead before travelling. Please wear strong boots and be prepared for wet weather. Remember to bring a hot drink and some food if you are staying all day.

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West Midlands: Grafton Wood Work Party

Wednesday 27th December 2017: 10am
Grafton Wood, near Worcester

Join the West Midlands Branch on this regular Wednesday work party at Grafton Wood reserve...

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West Midlands: Trench Wood Work Party

Sunday 31st December 2017: 10am
Trench Wood Reserve, near Droitwich, Worcestershire

Join the West Midlands Branch's monthly work party at Trench Wood reserve, which is jointly managed with Worcester Wildlife Trust. This ancient woodland is one of the richest woodland sites for wildlife in the county...

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Gloucestershire: Conservation Work Party

Monday 1st January 2018, 10am-3pm
Oakley Wood, Bathurst Estate, near Cirencester

Join the Gloucestershire Branch on a work party clearing scrub to benefit Pearl-bordered Fritillary butterflies – and work off the Christmas & New Year excesses!

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Sussex: Work Party

Wednesday 3rd January 2018, 9am-1pm
Heyshott Escarpment, Midhurst, north of Chichester

Join this work party and help the Sussex Branch clear scrub at the site of one of our greatest conservation successes. Over a number of years we have worked with the Murray Downland Trust creating an ideal environment for the Duke of Burgundy butterfly, whose numbers have multiplied as a result...

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West Midlands: Grafton Wood Work Party

Wednesday 3rd January 2018: 10am
Grafton Wood, near Worcester

Join the West Midlands Branch on this regular Wednesday work party at Grafton Wood reserve...

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Hampshire And Isle Of Wight: Monthly Work Party

Wednesday 3rd January 2018, 10am-3pm
Bentley Station Meadow (BC Reserve), Bentley, near Farnham

Join the Hants & Isle of Wight Branch on this monthly conservation work party at our Bentley Station Meadow reserve. We will be managing scrub, sallow and rides in the central area...

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Surrey: Work Party

Thursday 4th January 2018, 9.30am-3.30pm
Oaken Wood, Chiddingfold

Join Surrey Branch at our Oaken Wood reserve

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Sussex: Work Party

Thursday 4th January 2018, 9.30am-3.30pm
Oaken Wood, Cranleigh, south of Guildford

Join the Sussex Branch managing habitat at our Oaken Wood reserve...

Habitat Management In Alun Valley

Sunday 7th January 2018: 10am
Alun Valley

Meet at 10.00am at the entrance to Pant Quarry on the west side of the B4265 between Ewenny & St Brides Major. The grid reference is SS896760. The quarry is closed at weekends, so we can park in the entrance. Contact: Richard Smith (07977 811404 ) or <rgsoverton@gmail.com>.

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Upper Thames: Work Party

Sunday 7th January 2018, 10.30am-1.00pm
Milestone Wood, east Caversham, Berks

Join the Upper Thames Branch on a work party clearing scrub and planting elms in woods in east Caversham...

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West Midlands: Monkwood Work Party

Sunday 7th January 2018: 10am
Monkwood Reserve, north-west of Worcester

Join the West Midlands Branch on a work party at Monkwood, an ancient woodland nature reserve near Sinton Green and a Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI)...

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Hertfordshire And Middlesex: Conservation Work Party

Sunday 7th January 2018, 10am-2.30pm
Millhopper's Pasture BC Reserve, East Of Aylesbury

Join the Herts & Middlesex Branch on the monthly work party at our Millhopper's Pasture reserve, held on the first Sunday of the month...

Magdalen Hill Down Reserve

Hampshire And Isle Of Wight: Conservation Work Party

Monday 8th January 2018, 10am-4pm
Magdalen Hill Down (BC Reserve), Winchester

Join the Hants & Isle of Wight Branch on a conservation work party on our Magdalen Hill Down reserve near Winchester. We will be clearing the tumuli of bramble and scrub, raking and burning...

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West Midlands: Grafton Wood Work Party

Wednesday 10th January 2018: 10am
Grafton Wood, near Worcester

Join the West Midlands Branch on this regular Wednesday work party at Grafton Wood reserve...

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Sussex: Work Party

Wednesday 10th January 2018, 9am-1pm
Heyshott Escarpment, Midhurst, north of Chichester

Join this work party and help the Sussex Branch clear scrub at the site of one of our greatest conservation successes. Over a number of years we have worked with the Murray Downland Trust creating an ideal environment for the Duke of Burgundy butterfly, whose numbers have multiplied as a result...